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All articles by Joaquin Henson
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Displaying articles 41 to 50.Ancajas in must-win fight
Sun, 27 Feb 2022
IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas realizes his unbeaten Argentine challenger Fernando (El Pumita) Martinez is no pushover but he’ll do what it takes to retain the title in his 10th defense at the Chelsea
Astrolabio to bulldoze Rigo
Sun, 20 Feb 2022
General Santos City’s Vincent Astrolabio won’t risk leaving the outcome of his fight against Guillermo Rigondeaux up to the judges and is determined to knock out the Cuban two-time Olympic gold medalist when the
Magsayo calls out Santa Cruz
Mon, 14 Feb 2022
WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo called out super WBA titlist Leo Santa Cruz the other day to face off in a unification showdown but said he’ll fulfill an obligation for a mandatory defense before engaging t
How sincere is the WBA?
Fri, 11 Feb 2022
WBA president Gilberto Mendoza.
It took over two years before the WBA responded to GAB chairman Baham Mitra’s call for a dialogue to thresh out problematic matters involving Filipino boxers. Mitra issued two letters pr
No more trilogy
Wed, 09 Feb 2022
Last Sunday, IBF minimumweight champion Rene Mark Cuarto retained his title via a technical majority decision in the seventh round over Pedro Taduran, the man he dethroned, in Digos, Davao del Sur with GAB chairm
Magsayo to meet WBC head in Mexico
Mon, 07 Feb 2022
Newly-crowned WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo is scheduled to meet WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman at the governing body’s head office in Mexico City on Feb. 8 and will be awarded the title belt specially made for
Mitra dismayed by WBA
Mon, 07 Feb 2022
GAB chairman Abraham Mitra.
GAB chairman Baham Mitra is lacing up the gloves to face the WBA in behalf of prejudiced Filipino fighters and he’s hoping to arrange a dialogue before his term ends with the election of a new P
Averting a hijack
Thu, 27 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo admitted that at the end of his WBC featherweight title fight against defending champion Gary Russell, Jr. in Atlantic City last weekend, he was worried about the decision. But coach Freddie Roach told him
What’s next for Magsayo?
Wed, 26 Jan 2022
Now that the WBC featherweight title belt is safely around his waist, Mark Magsayo isn’t in a hurry to make his first defense or try to unify the championship for another strap. Magnifico is enjoying the moment, ce
Magsayo’s secret sparmates
Tue, 25 Jan 2022
L-R: Jerwin Ancajas, Sean Gibbons and Mark Magsayo.
It’s usual practice to reveal who a fighter’s sparmates are in preparing for a big bout when asked by media. But in Mark Magsayo’s case, it was hush-hus